Science Applications International Corp. (SAIC)

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
February 12, 2005
geo: 
San Diego , CA
United States
California US
Records Breached: 

45,000 employees

On January 25 thieves broke into a SAIC facility and stole computers containing personal information of past and current employees. Stolen information included names, Social Security numbers, addresses, phone numbers and records of financial transactions.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Semtech

Type of breach: 
Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Date Breach Made Public: 
October 8, 2007
geo: 
Camarillo , CA
United States
California US
Records Breached: 

Unknown

A laptop computer and other personal belongings were stolen from one of Semtech's vendors. The computer was not stolen from a Semtech facility, but may have contained computerized data relating to Semtech employees. Semtech declined to provide further details of the incident, such as what personal employee data may have been put at risk, when the theft happened or how long it took the company to inform its workers of the potential breach.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Kingston Technology Co.

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
July 17, 2007
geo: 
Fountain Valley , CA
United States
California US
Records Breached: 

27,000

A security breach may have compromised the names, addresses and credit card details of online customers. Kingston Technology is a computer memory vendor. The breach may have gone undetected for nearly 2 years.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Disney Movie Club, Alta Resources, McNeil-PPC Inc

Type of breach: 
Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Date Breach Made Public: 
July 11, 2007
geo: 
Neenah , WI
United States
Wisconsin US
Records Breached: 

Unknown

A contract employee stole an unknown number of credit card numbers. Credit-card information was sold by an employee of a Disney contractor to a federal agent as part of an undercover sting operation.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

American Airlines

Type of breach: 
Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Date Breach Made Public: 
June 20, 2007
geo: 
Fort Worth , TX
United States
Texas US
Records Breached: 

365

Personal information including Social Security numbers of pilots and other employees at American Airlines, including the chief executive, was exposed on a company Web site.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Parisexposed.com

Type of breach: 
Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Date Breach Made Public: 
June 18, 2007
geo: 
Bellevue , WA
United States
Washington US
Records Breached: 

750

Investigation by The Smoking Gun Web site said that by changing a few characters on the web page URL it was possible to see the subscriber's name, email address, password, phone number, mailing address and credit card number.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Hamburger Hamlet Restaurant

Type of breach: 
Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Date Breach Made Public: 
June 14, 2007
geo: 
Los Angeles , CA
United States
California US
Records Breached: 

40

Former waitress made off with the credit or debit card numbers of at least half a dozen patrons - and possibly as many as 40. Already, about $16,300 in unauthorized charges have been linked to the scam.

Source: 
Media

Pfizer

Type of breach: 
Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Date Breach Made Public: 
June 11, 2007
geo: 
New York , NY
United States
New York US
Extra Info: 

866-274-3891

Records Breached: 

17,000

Installation of certain file sharing software on a Pfizer laptop, exposed files containing names, Social Security numbers, addresses and bonus information of present and former Pfizer colleagues. Investigation revealed that certain files containing data were accessed and copied.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Northwestern University

Type of breach: 
Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Date Breach Made Public: 
June 1, 2007
geo: 
Evanston , IL
United States
Illinois US
Records Breached: 

4,000

Files containing personal information of students and applicants were available online.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

Alcatel-Lucent

Type of organization: 
Year of Breach: 
Type of breach: 
Under Review: 
0
Date Breach Made Public: 
May 18, 2007
geo: 
Murray Hill , NJ
United States
New Jersey US
Records Breached: 

Unknown

The telecom and networking equipment maker notified employees that a computer disk containing personal information was lost in transit to Aon Corp., another vendor. It contained names, addresses, SSNs, birth dates, and salary information of current and former employees.

Source: 
Dataloss DB

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